• europe,  hiking,  outdoors,  travel

    Top 10 Beautiful Places In Europe

    They say nature does wonders for the soul. Would you agree? I can definitely attest to that. Europe has its own natural beauty just like the other 6 continents. Waterfalls, trees, flora, variety of mountain ranges, beaches, rivers, birds, caves, and I can go on! Read: My thoughts about Europe Below are 10 beautiful places in Europe I highly recommend you see.   LAKE BLED Where: Bled, SloveniaWhy: No explanation needed. Go on a sunny day and you will not regret it. It is so picturesque as you can see! You can walk or bike around the lake. It’s 1.7 miles (2 km) long and takes about an hour to…

  • europe,  food,  travel

    17 Great Restaurants For Foodies In Europe

    Of course there are many restaurants you could try, but here are some great dishes from 17 restaurants in 7 European countries for food lovers. Not all foods shown are native to the country.   DENMARK While I was in Copenhagen for a 7-hour layover, I stopped by Papirøen, which is a warehouse filled with street food vendors serving a variety of cuisines. About 30 minutes by train from the airport. Restaurant Name: PølseLocation: Papirøen (Copenhagen Street Food)Meal: Roasted potatoes with bacon and spicy mayonnaise   Restaurant Name: Sweet FoodLocation: PapirøenMeal: Creme brulee doughnut with vanilla ice cream GERMANY It was so good, I came back twice! Restaurant Name: Restaurant JollyLocation: Berlin, Mitte area (near…

  • europe,  travel

    26 things I found interesting about Europe

    I recently completed a 4.5-week trip around Europe. Visited 8 countries, 1 island, 9 major cities and 7 towns. The observations below only cover my experience in the following countries: Germany, Netherlands, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Austria, Denmark.   The intercity train in the Netherlands empties out the toilet waste on the tracks. It might be hard to see, but can you see the rail track below? I could not believe that!!! If you know why, please let me know.  It can be such a PAIN to find a free toilet. Toilets can cost €0.50 ($0.54) to €1 ($1.07). On a bus ride from Vienna to Frankfurt, the bus stopped for 30 minutes…